Please view the main text area of the page by skipping the main menu.

In Photos: AUM Shinrikyo cult founder Asahara

Image 4 of 12

AUM Shinrikyo cult founder Chizuo Matsumoto, also known as Shoko Asahara, and his followers were arrested for alleged murder. Matsumoto was found in a hidden room on the third-floor mezzanine of the cult's sixth facility in the then-village of Kamikuishiki, Yamanashi Prefecture, on May 16, 1995. (Mainichi)

Also in The Mainichi